Thursday, April 7, 2016

Politics and Government - Homework - Due - Monday, 8

How has the court been used to expand and/or inhibit liberty?

Focus: Discrimination, LGBT Rights, Freedom of Expressive Association 

Legal Provision: 14th amendment, Colorado-Amendment 2, NJ Public Accommodations Law


  •  Read the majority and dissenting opinions from Boys Scouts of America.
  •  What were the facts of the case? 
  •  Why did the court reverse the New Jersey state supreme court's decision? 
  •  Why is Roberts v United States Jaycees significant
  • Does the Boy Scout's pledge suggest a stance on homosexuality? 
  • Would admitting Dale force the Boy Scouts to violate its values? 
  • Why did some justices dissent? 

**You should have 1 1/2 to 2 pages of writing? 

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